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Bill Introductions Involving Oregon Newsletter for Sunday July 19, 2020 ( 5 items )  

Rep. Bonamici Introduces Bill on Increased Funding for Crime Victim Compensation Fund
WASHINGTON, July 18 -- Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Ore., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7620) to amend the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 "to provide for the compensation of elderly victims of property damage, to provide increased funding for the crime victim compensation fund." The bill was introduced on July 16 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Pete King, R-N.Y., Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., John Katko, R-N.Y., and Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y. It was referred to the House Judiciary Committee. For more infor  more

Rep. DeFazio Introduces Bill on Work-Study Allowances for Outreach Services
WASHINGTON, July 15 -- Rep. Peter A. DeFazio, D-Ore., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7584) to amend title 38, U.S. Code, "to authorize individuals who are pursuing programs of rehabilitation, education, or training under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to receive work-study allowances for certain outreach services provided through congressional offices." The bill was introduced on July 13 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Greg Walden, R-Ore., Colin Allred, D-Texas, and Del.  more

Rep. DeFazio Introduces Water Resources Development Act
WASHINGTON, July 15 -- Rep. Peter A. DeFazio, D-Ore., has introduced the Water Resources Development Act (H.R. 7575) "to provide for improvements to the rivers and harbors of the U.S. to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources." The bill was introduced on July 13 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Sam Graves, R-Mo., Grace F. Napolitano, D-Calif., and Bruce Westerman, R-Ark. It was jointly referred to the House Transportation and Infrastructure and Budget committee  more

Rep. Rouda Introduces Bill to Waive Federal Fund Limitation for Drug-Free Communities Support Program
WASHINGTON, July 15 -- Rep. Harley Rouda, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7595) to "provide the Administrator of the Drug-Free Communities Support Program the authority to waive the Federal fund limitation for the Drug-Free Communities Support Program." The bill was introduced on July 13 and has 39 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Ted Budd, R-N.C., Carolyn B. Maloney, D-N.Y., David Kustoff, R-Tenn., Ann Kuster, D-N.H., Tom Cole, R-Okla., Paul Tonko, D-N.Y., Anthony Gonzalez, R-  more

Rep. Stevens Introduces Bill to Modify Requirements of Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
WASHINGTON, July 18 -- Rep. Haley Stevens, D-Mich., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7662) to "modify certain requirements of Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) for purposes of the use of certain funds appropriated in fiscal year 2020." The bill was introduced on July 16 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Ore., Don Young, R-Alaska, Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., and Marc Veasey, D-Texas. It was jointly referred to the House Energy and Commerce and Education and Labor co  more